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    Eric Whitacre’s new work Deep Field is inspired by images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope – and offers the audience a chance to participate in a novel way.

    In his popular Cloudburst, too, you can help create the sound of rain falling. Plus, American classics by Copland and Gershwin.

  • Programme

    Jonathan Newman
    Blow It Up, Start Again 4’
    European premiere

    Eric Whitacre
    The River Cam 12’

    Cloudburst 9’

    Gershwin, orch. Grofé
    Rhapsody in Blue 16’


    Quiet City 9’

    Eric Whitacre
    Equus 9’

    Deep Field 20’
    BBC co-commission: European premiere

    Martin James Bartlett piano
    Leonard Elschenbroich cello

    BBC Singers
    BBC Symphony Chorus
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Eric Whitacre conductor